From Riccione to Cattolica... Misano Adriatico, seaside Blue Flag since 1987
Misano Adriatico is a touristic centre well situated in the adriatic coast of Romagna. You can find different entertainments in the city of Riccione and the fabulous nature of Cattolica, it is also caressed by the sea and because of that it has received the Blue Flag since 1987.
The Blue Flag is a reward confered by the FFE to the european coastal localities which satisfy different quality criteria related to the bathing water and service, also considering other parameters such as seaside and marina cleanliness.
To stay on the topic, in 2000 Misano Adriatico is considered Blue Flag also for Portoverde marinas, aspired destination for Vips.
As many of you should know, Misano Adriatico is not known only for its excellent reputation but also for its Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli speedway in Santa Monica, where in september, the moto mondiale is held, a great event that attract many and many fans every year.
For kids, and for those who love the sea, we have to mention the aquarium of Cattolica, the biggest if the Adriatico which will make you dream on: diving with sharks, underwater paths, turtles and penguins are just a small part of the attractions of this park.
Taking a step back in time, the archaeological finds discovered in the area prove the Roman origin of the district. The importance of the town was confirmed in 997 with the construction of the Pieve di Sant’Erasmo, one of the oldest churches in the rural area that today still exists.
Contended by adjacent districts but preserving its rural aspect, Misano Adriatico managed to remain independent and acquired the character of holiday destination we know today only after the Second World War.
In this brief story of Misano Adriatico emerges that this seaside town has the luck to be new and old at the same time, green but also incredibly rich in architecture, for a holiday that reflects the interests of the whole family.